A ‘Star Trek’ Fan Group Is Handing Out Scholarships To The Most Hardcore Trekkers



Any student or disgruntled parent can vouch that paying for school is incredibly difficult and agonizing. However, if you are a Star Trek fan (commonly referred to as a “Trekker” or “Trekkie”), there is a silver lining of hope. Starfleet International, which is a huge order of Trekkers, offers several yearly scholarships for fans. This means that all the mad devotion — to the adventures of those who boldly went where no one else has gone before — will pay off.

Since 1990, Starfleet International has been offering $1000 scholarships for every winner that gets selected. The scholarships are separated into five different categories, and the applications are quickly reviewed by a SFI group which will then ask a brief question about the applicant’s involvement in the Star Trek community as a Trekker. This question appears to be the most important factor into deciding who will receive the scholarship…

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